The Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) has launched an inquiry into the poor performance and alleged discipline issues during Lahore Whites' campaign in the Haier Mobile T-20 Cup in Rawalpindi. Lahore Whites finished last in the league and had the poorest run-rate of the 12 teams despite having international players such as Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Hafeez, Umar Akmal, Wahab Raiz and Mohammad Irfan.
The inquiry committee comprises former PCB CEO Saleem Altaf, LCCA secretary Shoaib Dar and former first-class cricketer Imran Bucha.
"After watching the matches we have realised they have performed poorly," Khawaja Nadeem, the head of LCCA, told ESPNcricinfo. "We understand there was lack of cooperation within the team and issues related to discipline, so we have formed an inquiry committee to find out why they haven't performed to their level. We had the best team and this result is not what we expected.
"I don't see any problem with our other team [Blues], and we are only investigating Lahore Whites to bring all the facts in public," he said. "The first meeting is on Monday and we will have a report to decide what is in our jurisdiction."
Lahore fielded two teams in domestic cricket because the city's population is over 10 million. Whites were led by Pakistan ODI captain Azhar while Blues were captained by Adnan Akmal. Players like Nasir Jamshed and Kamran Akmal, who were with Lahore for the last nine years, left the team to join Rawalpindi and Multan. Mohammad Hafeez left Faisalabad Wolves to join Lahore two years ago.